Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Coast Guard Rescues Crew From Burning Boat

A Fishing Boat caught fire, forcing the crew to abandon ship. Coast Guard Officials say they received the distress call from the fishing vessel Miss Carol at 2:30am.The four people on board had to abandon ship to a skiff and they were rescued by another near by fishing boat and taken to Seward. The Skipper told the Coast Guard that his boat was still burning when they last saw it near Montague Strait.

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